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Birchwood in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dr. Luther Lee Friddell

Nov. 13, 1877 - July 20, 1950

 
 
Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 2, 2011
1. Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker
Inscription.  A descendant of Mary Ann Roark Cross, "L.L." Fridell graduated from Grant Medical College, Chattanooga, 1902. He established his medical practice in Birchwood beginning in the horse and buggy days and spanning a period of more than 40 years. He never declined medical aid to anyone, regardless of time of day or night or ability to pay. His death impoverished an entire community, but he left a legacy of devoted service to his fellow man which has endured time. This marker is erected in his memory by the Roark-Conner Assn.
 
Erected 1959 by Roark-Conner Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 35° 21.529′ N, 84° 59.565′ W. Marker is in Birchwood, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Hiwassee Highway (State Highway 60) 0.3 miles north of Birchwood Pike (State Road 312), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the Birchwood School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birchwood TN 37308, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conner Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Native Americans of the Hiwassee Area
Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 2, 2011
2. Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); This Venerable Oak Tree (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hiwassee Campground (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Salem Baptist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Prelude (approx. 3.4 miles away); General Winfield Scott (approx. 3.4 miles away); "Your Fate is Decided" (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birchwood.
 
Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
3. Dr. Luther Lee Friddell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   3. submitted on January 23, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022